UK: 18-year-old Afghan refugee stabbed to death in London

UK: 18-year-old Afghan refugee stabbed to death in London


An Afghan refugee boy was stabbed to death in front of a group of school children in London on Tuesday evening.

Eighteen-year-old Hazrat Wali immigrated to the UK from Afghanistan almost two years ago to live a better life.

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An Afghan refugee boy was stabbed to death in front of a group of school children in London on Tuesday evening.

Eighteen-year-old Hazrat Wali immigrated to the UK from Afghanistan almost two years ago to live a better life.

Wali had managed to set up his own business in the UK because his family was still in his home country of Afghanistan.

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“He was a very good person. Very caring and loved everyone. He didn’t hate anyone. He always stood up for everyone. I wish I knew why someone hurt him. He wasn’t the type of guy to fight,” said his friend Sahil Kochay.

According to eyewitness reports, a group of students were seen arguing with Wali on a footbridge. The noisy group suddenly began to break up quickly and chaotically.

Soon after, a 13-year-old boy noticed Wali was sitting together and told his parents about it.

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The incident took place on Craneford Way in Twickenham, a few meters from Richmond upon Thames College, where Wali was a student.

Eyewitnesses reported that a teacher in rugby gear ran up to him when Wali was spotted on the field and tried to save his life by ordering resuscitation measures for him.

“There was a teacher in a rugby kit trying to save the boy. He gave CPR. Next to him were two girls who were crying. He was a real hero, it was a terrible scene. During the incident, a group of very noisy children came to the field. The next thing we knew all hell was going on, “an eyewitness told a local media company, Evening Standard.

The motive for this murder is not yet known. Local police have opened an investigation and questioned everyone who was in the field at the time of the murder.

“We are still working to determine the motive behind this tragic attack and are following a number of clues. The officers recovered video surveillance from the area and spoke to a number of witnesses who described seeing a brawl in the moments before the attack on Hazrat, at the time there were many people in the field, and I want everyone who has not yet spoken to the police, asking them to contact us immediately, “said DCI Vicky Tunstall.

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